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8800 GTS/Vista 64: Use Nvidia or after-market drivers?

Last response: in Graphics & Displays
August 27, 2007 4:57:11 AM

I'm going to be making the delve very shortly to Vista 64. There are
always those that swear by vendor supplied drivers and those who prefer
after-market ones like Omega drivers. For those of you who have used
Vista 64 and have Nvidia cards, which do you prefer? The standard
Nvidia ones or after-market? Based upon your personal experiences, do
one set offer an advantage/disadvantage over another? :) 
August 27, 2007 5:39:03 AM

I would recommend Nvidia's drivers. Also note that Omega's Nvidia drivers are very outdated "Released on 04/06/2005" , "Forceware 66.93". That driver wouldn't even find your 8800 GTS. It is best to use Nvidia's drivers and then tweak them yourself if you like. But that is up to you I am not aware of any other major tweaked driver download but then again i will admit i have not spent much time looking for them. Hope this helps some
August 27, 2007 5:48:34 AM

Thank you. I was just using Omega as an example. Unless there is some super-tweaked 3PD driver suite out there that someone is hiding from us. :D 
August 27, 2007 9:27:47 PM

No problem at all, i am not aware of any other drivers like omega out there. And with as many problems as people have with vista and drivers and such with there 8800 i wouldn't trust them anyhow lol..... Like i said install the nvidia drivers and just do a simple google search and you can find plenty of tweaks and mods you can do to get more performance and advanced options. Hope this again helps some